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Gender: F Pronunciation: ay-leen or eye-leen Meaning of Aileen: "bright, shining light" Origin of Aileen: Irish variation of Helen Aileen's Popularity in 2013: #590

Aileen was never as popular here as Eileen, and now both are out along with most names that end in -een, which was perhaps overused in the 1950s. Aileen's many variations include Aila, Ailean, Ailec, Aileena, Ailen, Ailene, Alley, Ailli, Aili, Ailie, Ailina, Ailine, Ailinn, Aillen, Aleen, Alene, Aline, Alline, Eileen, Eleen, Ellene, Ileana, Ileane, Ileanna, Ileen, Ilene, Iliana, Iliane, Ilianna, Illeanne, Illene, Leana, Leanah, Leanna, Leannah, Lena, Lenah, Liana, Lianna, Liannah, Lina, Linah.

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Famous People Named Aileen

Aileen Marie Quinn, American actress and singer
Aileen Pringle, American silent film actress
Aileen Riggin Soule, American Olympic swimmer
Aileen Tan, Singaporean actress
Aileen Plunkett, Irish heiress and daughter of Arthur Ernest Guinness
(Margaret) Aileen Carroll, Canadian politician

Pop Culture References for the Name Aileen

Aileen's International Variations

Aili (Finnish) Ailinn (Portuguese)

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